30 Jan 2019

Rungvisai signs with Matchroom Boxing, to be featured on DAZN

The current WBC super flyweight champion Srisaket Sor Rungvisai has signed a multi-fight promotional deal with Matchroom Boxing USA and all of his fights will be broadcast DAZN, the newly founded streaming sports platform. Rungvisai is best known for defeating Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez twice, the second time via brutal knockout, as

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29 Jan 2019

Stan Martyniouk picks up a win, ready to face best in the world

Stan Martyniouk is a fighter that despite a great amateur background has not gotten his shot as professional…yet! Martyniouk at age thirty-three is still in his prime, as for most of his twenties, Martyniouk was stuck between a rock and a hard place, when it came to getting fights. From

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18 Jan 2019

Sergey Kovalev charged with felony assault for punching a woman

Former light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev has been charged with felony assault for allegedly punching a woman in the face back in June — but he claims he’s not guilty … TMZ Sports has learned. That is the first sentence from a reporter posted on TMZSports today, the media giant

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15 Jan 2019

Devin Haney: A Star in Waiting

Most young fighters think about ticket sales as it dominants the boxing industry and often gives young fighters the shot at a big opportunity, but for 20-year-old Devin Haney of Oakland, California, he had a different plan, to use the newly formed smartphone technology and apps that went with the

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03 Jan 2019

Prospect of the Year (under 10 fights) Chris Colbert

Chris Colbert is a unique fighter in the sense that he has fought at least three step-up bouts before he has had ten professional fights. The New York native who came off immature in the Jay Bulger doc “Counterpunch”, has done a feat not a lot of fighters prior to

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03 Jan 2019

2018 Prospect of the Year: Maxim Dadashev

Not a lot of casual fans might know who Maxim Dadashev is, but the 28-year-old Russian is quietly amassing an impressive resume and with Teofimo Lopez and Devin Haney already advanced the prospect point, we figured we’d give this award to someone very deserving and hardly ever talked about in

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03 Jan 2019

2018 Knockout of the Year: Naoya Inoue KOs Payano

[THIS VIDEO WAS NOT UPLOADED BY US, BUT IS ON YOUTUBE AND LINKED TO THE EXACT VIDEO ON ANOTHER SITE.] “The Monster” Naoya Inoue is already a top 5 pound-for-pound fighter, but the sense is that once he comes to North America it is only a matter of time before

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03 Jan 2019

Top Rank signs Jeremy Adorno and Sonny Castro

Top Rank is proud to announce it has signed two of the East Coast’s brightest amateur stars — Puerto Rican-born super bantamweight Jeremy “Magic Hands” Adorno and South Philadelphia-born heavyweight Sonny Conto — to multi-year contracts. Conto and Adorno will make their professional debuts in four-round bouts Friday, Feb. 8

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02 Jan 2019

2018 Northern California Fight of the Year: Ryan Bourland vs. Jose Hernandez II

In a rematch of their bout earlier this year in which Jose Hernandez picked up the decision over the hometown Bourland for the regional light heavyweight GBO title, Bourland made his last fight before retirement a good one. In a close and competitive bout, that saw both men have their

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01 Jan 2019

2019 Boxing Trainer of the Year: Sean O’Hagan

Sean O’Hagan, the father of Josh Warrington, took Warrington on a terrific year, having his son pull off two upsets defeated heavily acclaimed Lee Selby as well as former world champion Carl Frampton. O’Hagan, who is not a household name is deserving of this as he took a fighter who

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